October 22, 2019 County Board Meeting

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AMENDED **   AGENDA   ** AMENDED

* *   OUTAGAMIE COUNTY BOARD   * *

 

Office of the County Clerk, October 22, 2019. 

The Board meets pursuant to adjournment, and is called to order by Chairperson Nooyen at 7:00 p.m. in the County Board Room, located at 320 South Walnut Street, Appleton, Wisconsin.

ROLL CALL of the Board of Supervisors.  Board Chairperson requests the Board's confirmation regarding excused members. 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - Offered by Chairperson Nooyen. 

PUBLIC HEARING FOR THE PROPOSED 2020 OUTAGAMIE COUNTY BUDGET - Pursuant to Wisconsin Statutes Section 65.90. 

ADJOURN PUBLIC HEARING; PROCEED WITH REGULAR MEETING 

MINUTES OF THE OCTOBER 8, 2019 COUNTY BOARD MEETING 

SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS 

ESTABLISH ORDER OF THE DAY 

COMMUNICATIONS
Communication Referral List

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION FOR A PERIOD OF FIFTEEN MINUTES (PERTINENT TO THE RESOLUTIONS OF THE DAY) – Individual speakers are limited to three minutes per speaker. 

APPOINTMENTS 

REPORT BY THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE - County Executive Thomas Nelson will give an Administrative Update. 

REPORT AND PRESENTATION OF COUNTY LOBBYIST - County Lobbyist Mark Wadium will speak on subjects of County interest. 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS 

NEW BUSINESS
Vote to hold a special county board meeting on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. for the purpose of deliberating and voting on any potential County Executive vetoes of the 2020 Budget.

Resolution No. 76—2019-20 – Finance Committee.  Approve the 2020-2024 County Library Service Plan, as noted on the attachments.

Resolution No. 77—2019-20– Finance Committee.  Approve the auditing firm CliftonLarsonAllen LLP by entering into a three year term contract with a possible two year extension option beginning with the 2019 audit and budgeted yearly, as noted on the attachments.

Resolution No. 78—2019-20– Health and Human Services Committee.  Approve the budgetary transfers for Brewster Village, as noted on the attachments.

Resolution No. 79—2019-20– Health and Human Services Committee and Public Safety Committee.  Support legislation for the following:  change any act of sexual misconduct that is currently a second degree sexual assault to a first degree sexual assault if the victim is 60 years of age or older regardless of whether or not the offender knew the victim’s age; create the crime of physical abuse of a person that is 60 years of age or older that is modeled after the current law prohibition of physical abuse of a child regardless of whether or not the offender knew the victim’s age; create a procedure for a court to freeze or seize assets from a defendant who has been charged with a financial exploitation crime when the victim is at least 60 years old; allow anyone who is 60 years or older who is seeking a domestic violence, individual-at-risk, or harassment restraining order to appear in a court hearing by telephone or live audiovisual means, as noted on the attachments.

Resolution No. 80—2019-20– Legislative/Audit & Human Resources Committee.  Request the Outagamie County Lobbyist reaffirm to the Governor and the state legislators that the state continue to address the shortage of prosecutors in the District Attorney’s Office by providing adequate funding for legal staff to prosecute cases and putting forth a collaborative effort with the State to address the county’s needs by currently funding four full-time Special Prosecutor positions.

Resolution No. 81—2019-20– Legislative/Audit & Human Resources Committee.  Request the County Executive retain all current county-funded Special Prosecutor (formerly Law Clerk) positions on the County District Attorney’s Office Table of Organization in addition to the state-funded positions and include one additional Legal Assistant II position.

Resolution No. 82—2019-20 – Property, Airport, Recreation & Economic Development Committee.  Authorize the Parks Director on behalf of the County to sign and submit an application to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources for a $5,000 DNR grant for Buchman Access improvements, along with necessary supporting documentation, and take necessary action to undertake, direct, and complete approved project and approve a 50% County match of $5,000 for a total amount of $10,000, as noted on the attachments.

Resolution No. 83—2019-20– Property, Airport, Recreation & Economic Development Committee and Legislative/Audit & Human Resources Committee.  Approve giving the County Executive authority to establish a Complete Count Committee and to appoint not less than seven members nor more than twenty members to the committee to promote the 2020 Census and assure that all residents of the County are counted.

Resolution No. 84—2019-20 – Legislative/Audit & Human Resources Committee.  Support pending legislation requiring the Department of Revenue (DOR) to annually publish on its Internet site information related to the determination of utility aid payments received by counties and support pending legislation that would require the DOR to provide each county and municipality that receives a utility aid payment an itemization of its payment that shows the amounts generated from each formula component used to calculate the payment.

Ordinance No. C—2019-20 – Highway, Recycling and Solid Waste Committee.  Amend Section 36-91 of the County Code of Ordinances to reduce the speed limit to 45 miles per hour on CTH TT from CTH T east to 0.35 miles west of Lincoln Street, Village of Hortonville.

Ordinance No. D—2019-20 -- Highway, Recycling and Solid Waste Committee.  Amend Section 36-91 of the Code of Ordinances to reduce the speed limit to 45 miles per hour on CTH GV from STH 96 northwesterly to CTH CB, Towns of Grand Chute and Greenville. 

CLOSED SESSION PURSUANT TO Sec. 19.85(1)(g):  CONFERRING WITH LEGAL COUNSEL FOR THE GOVERNMENTAL BODY WHO IS RENDERING ORAL OR WRITTEN ADVICE CONCERNING STRATEGY TO BE ADOPTED BY THE BODY WITH RESPECT TO LITIGATION IN WHICH IT IS OR IS LIKELY TO BECOME INVOLVED

END CLOSED SESSION.

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